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    New to Opengl

    Hi,

    We are confused how to start with the opengl.
    We need to develop the GUI using the opengl for automotive applications.
    So anyone can please let us know, how to proceed with the opengl in windows environment.

    BR,
    navcra.

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    Hi Tonyo,

    Thanks to your kind response.
    We are developing an user interface like, when button is pressed it needs to play song, open an navigation page. using the eclipse tool in c++.
    Can you please suggest us document or any tutorial to work on it.

    BR,
    navcra.

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    you want to program an automotive appplication that plays songs? hm...that's inventive.

    concerning the gui- whether you want to use opengl or not, in my opinion QT is a good choice.
    it comes with any type of widgets you need, and is not too hard to learn if you know a little c++.

    and a very good documentation too: http://doc.qt.digia.com/4.7/index.html

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    Hi,

    So using opengl is it not possible to do it.
    Opengl is only meant for 3D applications like playing Games, Animation.

    BR,
    navcra.

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    Quote Originally Posted by navcra View Post
    Hi,

    So using opengl is it not possible to do it.
    Opengl is only meant for 3D applications like playing Games, Animation.

    BR,
    navcra.
    it is possible. i did an GUI-based application with OpenGL myself. but it is also really complicated and there are easier and more straight-forward ways to do GUI for non-3d application, as you have been answered above.

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